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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Elgin Seeking Applicants for Community Task Force on Policing

Community Task Force on Policing

The City of Elgin is seeking community members to serve on the new community task force on policing. Applications are available at cityofelgin.org/taskforceapp now through July 9. Elgin City Council will select and appoint task force mem...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Elgin Announces Fourth of July Celebrations

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The City of Elgin will celebrate the Fourth of July a bit differently this year. The traditional Fourth of July Parade will not be held, but alternative activities have been planned to engage the community and promote traditions of the holiday. Those acti...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

City of Elgin to Survey Residents

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The City of Elgin is conducting a community survey to measure resident satisfaction and priorities. A random sample of households will begin receiving invitations to participate early to mid June. “The purpose of the survey is engage wi...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

IHDA Launches New Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Kane County IHDA Rental Assistance Program

The Illinois Rental Payment Program (ILRPP) is an emergency rental assistance program designed to support households in Illinois that are unable to pay rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Illinois Housing and Development Authority (IHDA) began acceptin...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Elgin Announces Temporary Water Bill Assistance Program

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The City of Elgin is partnering with the Salvation Army to offer temporary water bill assistance to qualified residents who have been negatively affected by COVID-19. The Temporary Water Bill Assistance Program will offer a one-time grant of up to $400 to...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

The City of Elgin Designates Portion of Lords Park as a Pesticide Free Zone

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Thanks to technical expertise provided by the non-profit sustainable landscaping initiative Midwest Grows Green (MGG), the City of Elgin has designated approximately three acres of turfgrass on the northeast corner of L...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Kane/Cook Elgin Mass Vaccination Site Now Accepting Walk-ins

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Kane County Health Department to Open Elgin Vaccination Site on April 7

The Kane County Board Office and the Kane County Health Department, in collaboration with Cook County and the City of Elgin, will launch a vaccination site at Elgin’s Eastside Recreati...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Elgin Insight - Check out what we've been up to!

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Elgin Insight highlight the organization’s work in executing the City of Elgin’s 2018-2022 Strategic Principles and Priorities. The newsletter shares updates related to the City’s core values and defined goals, recognizes the...

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